Superb Art Nouveau / Jugendstil Plique-a-jour Silver Brooch By Hermann & Speck
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Superb Art Nouveau / Jugendstil Plique-a-jour Silver Brooch By Hermann & Speck:
A superb and perfect plique-a-jour enamel onsilver giltbrooch with a central peridot, seed pearls and river pearl dropmade by the German firm of Hermann & Speck.The plique-a-jour 'wings' have no fractures and are in really pretty shades of graduated green and pink enamel. A stunning original brooch witharectangular brightperidot stone in excellent condition set into the centreplus two seed pearls set on either side and two further pearls below. The river pearl drophas a wonderful lustre.No damage to theany of the pearlswhich are all original and norepairsto any of the brooch. Itmeasures2.8 cms /1.1 ins across and the same size downincluding thedrop.All of the silver has a light gold-gilt finish. Marked on the back 900 for high qualitysilver and has thetrademark H and S entwined for Hermann & Speck.Also marked Depose for the registered design. This company from Pforzheim were very important producers of high quality jewellery particularly with plique-a-jour enamelling. There are many examples of their work in the Jugendstil-Schmuck / Art Nouveau Jewellery book by Fritz Falk.Thisbeautifully made brooch will be supplied in a free new leatherette, velvet andsatin lined gift box as well as safely packaged. Low start price, low postageand . Overseas buyerskindly note that payment by PayPal only accepted. Please take a look at thebeautiful Tudor Rose silver and enamel pendant - brooch by Queenswaybywhich I am also selling.